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Martin Luther King Jr.

Thousands attended MLK parade in downtown Wilmington

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video There have been all kinds of events have been happening across the Cape Fear for the past week to honor Doctor Martin Luther King Junior and today is his day. Thousands of folks traveled to downtown Wilmington to show how much his actions meant to them. Full story...
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Service honors dreams of MLK

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videoPeople of every race, religion, and class gathered together at the Bnai Israel Synagogue on Chestnut Street to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Full story...
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Port City pays tribute to MLK

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videoHappening this week, the community celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy. Today marks the first day of the festivities which will run through the 20th. Full story...
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Week of protests wraps up at NC Capitol

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About 150 people gathered to march around North Carolina's Capitol as a coalition led by North Carolina's NAACP wraps up a week of demonstrations. The group circled the Capitol seven times and stopped during each pass to allow speakers to address different themes including labor and voting rights. The group is also gathering for a voting rights rally nearby. Full story...
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HAPPENING TODAY: Wilmington's MLK Day Parade honors Dr. King

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video Wilmington will honor the legendary civil rights leader's birthday in a big way today, with a parade that kicks off at 11 a.m. at the intersection of Hanover and N. 3rd streets. Full story...
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Marching bands battle to celebrate MLK Day

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videoIt was the Port City's first ever band battle with a head to head match up at the 2014 Historically Black College or University Experience. Fans filled the bleachers, cheerleaders pepped up the crowds, and bands went to battle at the sold out HBCU experience in the Williston Middle School gym. Full story...
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MLK celebration continues with Kids Fun Day

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videoKids had a good time while learning a thing or two, all in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Many different agencies set up shop at the William E. Murphy Sports Complex for the 7th Annual Kids Fun Day on Saturday. Full story...
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NC state workers, governor to remember King

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North Carolina state employees are gathering again in a downtown Raleigh church to remember the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and honor a state worker for improving their community and race relations. Full story...
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MLK celebration events kick off Tuesday

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video Wilmington's Martin Luther King Jr. Committee will host several events leading up the the annual MLK Day Parade next Monday. Full story...
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Students celebrate 50th Anniversary of 'I Have a Dream'

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video Wednesday the nation marked the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s, "I Have a Dream," speech. People from around our area found ways to honor King's dream, including an event at Innes Park in downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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